Carrie Ellen Schultz

Carrie Ellen Schultz

Carrie Ellen Schultz, 95, of Dongola, died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2022, at Union County Hospital in Anna.

She was born on April 17, 1926, near Dongola, the daughter of Stante and Minnie Ramage Goines.

She married Walter Owen Schultz on April 25, 1943. He preceded her in death on Sept. 6, 2007.

Mrs. Schultz was a lifelong member of the Wetaug Church of Christ. 

Survivors include her sons, Wayne (Sandy) Schultz and Billy (Dianna) Schultz; a daughter, Diane Forcht; 11 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives. 

Mrs. Schultz was preceded in death by her husband, Walter; a son, Tommy Schultz; two brothers, Wilborn Goines and Raymond Nalley; and four sisters, Irene Morrison, Lois Calvin, Aline Chomuk and Ethel Goines. 

Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 5, at Crain Funeral Home in Dongola. Funeral service followed visitation at the funeral home, with Brent Miller officiating. Interment was in Christian Chapel Cemetery.  

Crain Funeral Home in Dongola was in charge of arrangements.

To view the obituary or to leave an online condolence for the family, visit

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